July 2019

2019 U.S. Power Soccer Association Nationals Recap

2019 U.S. Power Soccer Association Nationals Recap

The 2019 United States Power Soccer Association held the national championship tournaments June 15-18 at the Turnstone Center in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. If you've never heard of power soccer, read these two Live Quickie articles, then come on back. I'll wait!

Posted on 7/30/2019 | 0 comments


Adaptive Zip-Lining at Orenda Springs

Adaptive Zip-Lining at Orenda Springs

Shortly after I was crowned Ms. Wheelchair NY in 2013, my family, friends, and I wanted to celebrate my new title by doing something fun together. I searched for an activity that all of us could take part in and came across adaptive zip-lining close to home. Orenda Springs is an organization in Marcellus, NY that provides different individual and group team-building activities such as ropes courses, adaptive zip-lining, horseback riding, skiing, yoga, and camping.

Posted on 7/23/2019 | 0 comments


A Goal to Survive

A Goal to Survive

From a very young age I was competing in sports, starting with competitive skiing at four years old. It's always been a part of me and has always been my biggest passion. Aside from skiing and golfing, which I competed in for 12 years, I also played badminton and basketball in high school. Then of course, there were my other hobbies like mountain biking, hiking, ping pong, squash, and more.

Posted on 7/16/2019 | 0 comments


Horticultural Therapy at Growing Gardens

Horticultural Therapy at Growing Gardens

Gardeners have long known that a little sun and soil does the body good. Not only does it provide a great source of exercise, but it's also considered a great leisure activity that's relaxing and incredibly restorative. Plus, gardening is also a wonderful opportunity to make friends and engage with others in the community.

Posted on 7/9/2019 | 0 comments


5 Packing Tips for Wheelchair Users

5 Packing Tips for Wheelchair Users

Packing for any trip can be tricky, as it's difficult to predict what you'll need, let alone taking the weather and your trip activities into consideration. Wheelchair users experience even more packing difficulties, as there has to be extra space for wheelchair accessories, maintenance items, mobility equipment, and medication, too.

Posted on 7/2/2019 | 1 comments


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